Designing interaction, not interfaces

  title={Designing interaction, not interfaces},
  author={Michel Beaudouin-Lafon},
Although the power of personal computers has increased 1000-fold over the past 20 years, user interfaces remain essentially the same. Innovations in HCI research, particularly novel interaction techniques, are rarely incorporated into products. In this paper I argue that the only way to significantly improve user interfaces is to shift the research focus from designing interfaces to designing interaction. This requires powerful interaction models, a better understanding of both the sensory… CONTINUE READING
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